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A new report from China claims that Xiaomi might launch the Redmi Note 2 next week.

The eagerly awaited Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 was previously rumoured to be unveiled on 16 July, but it never materialised as the company launched the affordable Mi TV 2S and portable Mi Water purifier instead. 

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Now technology blog My Drivers has got hold of Xiaomi's official MiStore screen-shot, showing Redmi Note 2 (32GB) with a price-tag of ¥799 (around $128/€118/₹8,210).

Another Chinese e-commerce site JD too has opened a dedicated Redmi Note 2 page revealing that the pre-order for Xiaomi's budget phablet will go live on 16 August.

These reports have apparently made many believe that Xiaomi might unveil Redmi Note 2 soon, probably next week on 13 August, wherein the company has already confirmed the launch of new Android skin MIUI v7.0 for its smart devices.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is expected to come in two variants -- one with 64-bit class MediaTek (MT6795) Helio X10 Octa-core processor and another with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU. Rest of the features are said to be remain same.

It will a sport a 5.5-inch full HD display, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage, 13mp camera with LED flash on the rear-side and a 5mp snapper on the front.

Expected features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2:

Model Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Display 5.5-inch full HD screen with 1920 x1080p resolutions
OS Android (5.0.2 or v5.1) with MIUI
Processor 64-bit class MediaTek (MT6795) Helio X10 Octa-core CPU or Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core
Storage capacity 16GB/32GB
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery More than 3020 mAh
  • China Unicom model: GSM / WCDMA / TD-SCDMA / TD-LTE / LTE FDD
  • Unlocked model: GSM / TD-SCDMA / TD-LTE
Add-ons Finger-print sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Dimensions 152.05×76.2×8.05
Price ¥799 (around $128/€118/₹8,210)